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FBI raids state assemblyman's office and home


ALBANY, N.Y. – A state assemblyman's home and offices were raided on Wednesday.

The FBI raided Democratic Assemblyman William Scarborough's home, office, and hotel according to the Associated Press. 

Scarborough told the Associated Press that FBI agents left his office Wednesday with boxes marked evidence. He says they took his cell phone, calendars and "just about everything."

He told reporters that he hasn't misused per diems, the daily payments out-of-town lawmakers can collect when the stay over in Albany.


"The searches today of locations associated with New York State Assembly
Member William Scarborough are part of an ongoing investigation about which there will be no
further comment at this time. Mr. Scarborough has not been charged and is presumed innocent," said Richard S. Hartunian, United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York.




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